Category Archives: Fly Fishing Gear Review

Fishpond Submersible Packs

Most of you are Moldy Chum fans, but if you haven’t been over lately you need to check out their in-depth analysis of Fishpond’s Thunderhead Submersible packs. If you typically fish with your phone or a camera handy, you are … Continue reading

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The Best Travel Fly Tying Vise – Great Last Minute Christmas Gift

The Morsetto Airone Travel vise from Stonfo is a great choice for anglers who tie on the fly. Pun intended. Thanks to its special design and to a series of articulated joints it can be folded and placed in a … Continue reading

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Plan D Fly Boxes and How to Use Them

We are super excited to be working with Dylan at Plan D Fly Boxes this year as he introduces his latest line of fly boxes designed specifically for intruder and tube style flies. The latest versions of Plan D Boxes … Continue reading

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ECHO Bad Ass Glass Fly Rod Review – November 2017

As a total aside, the reels I’ve been fishing with the ECHO BAG and EPR include the *Nautilus *Hatch 11 Plus Both are SUPER FINE – TOUGH – DEPENDABLE fly reels. Note please that I was fishing olcer models of … Continue reading

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ECHO Boost Beach Fly Rod Review

I’ve been fishing ECHO’s Boost Beach Rod, the 7 wt, for a few months now. This is a great rod that Tim has, far as I’m concerned, hit it out of the park. I’ve fished this rod with both #7 and … Continue reading

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Addition to Nicholas’ ECHO EPR fly rod reivew

I’ve lost track of the time, but I’m pretty sure that my initial review of the ECHO EPR was based on my Baja trip this spring. Since that time, I’ve faithfully fished my 8 wt EPR for spring and summer … Continue reading

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Tackle recommendations to fly fish sea-run cutthroat September 2017 Part 1 of 3

Several customers have contacted the Shop or called me directly, asking for my recommendations regarding tackle and flies to fish for sea-run cutthroat. I’m drafting this blog post to cover the highlights of my thoughts. In the good old days: … Continue reading

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Jay’s Baja Fishing Gear Check-List

This list might help folks prepare for a week-long venture to Gary Bullla’s destination fishing camp in Baja. It pretty much captures what I felt that I needed after reviewing my week long fishing trip in late May 2017.  So for what … Continue reading

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Review of Two Great Saltwater Fly Reels: Hatch and Nautilus

Having just returned from a fine week fly fishing Baja, I wanted to say a little, and I really mean a little, about the two fly reels that I fish most often these days. These are fly reels that I … Continue reading

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Nicholas’ Review of the 12 wt Winston B3 Plus Saltwater fly rod

I’m going to keep this review short. Winston’s reputation for superior performance, rod components, durability, and appearance is well established. I have fished the 12 wt Winston B3 Plus Saltwater offshore Oregon for Albacore and lingcod. I’ve now fished in … Continue reading

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Who We Are Series Post 11: Chris Daughters

This series of posts is meant to introduce all of you terrific tiers and cool customers to our small, but fantastic team of anglers here at The Caddis Fly Angling Shop. Each employee answered a number of questions about their fishing expertise, … Continue reading

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Six Superior Fly Lines to Fish Baja (Nicholas’ Review)

Ok, it’s really funny now that I’ve fished Baja for one week I’m now an EXPERT! Really, not trying to overstate my knowledge, but I found several fly lines that I particularly liked fishing and that performed very well, so … Continue reading

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Nicholas’ ECHO EPR fly rod review

Just returned from fishing a week at La Ventana with Gary Bulla. I took my permitted four fly rods with me on the trip, including an 8 wt and 10 wt ECHO EPR in the Winston rod case. These EPR (extreme … Continue reading

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Who We Are Series Post 10: Lou Verdugo

This series of posts is meant to introduce all of you terrific tiers and cool customers to our small, but fantastic team of anglers here at The Caddis Fly Angling Shop. Each employee answered a number of questions about their fishing expertise, … Continue reading

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The Story Behind The SAGE X Fly Rod

If you haven’t cast one of the new SAGE X rods we invite you to come down to the shop and give one a try. We think they are the best fly rods SAGE has ever designed! Sage X from … Continue reading

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